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BMW X5 E53 4.6is Automatic (10/2001 – 10/2003)

This BMW X5 4.6is Automatic model was produced in the period between 10/2001 and 10/2003 model years. Also, this BMW is 5 seats 5 doors upper middle class (e-class) suv.

BMW X5 4.6is Automatic (10/2001 – 10/2003)

Body Style:

SUV, 5 doors, 5 seats


Petrol (Gasoline), V-Motor 8, 4619 ccm


347 Hp @ 5700 rpm / 255 kW @ 5700 rpm


480 Nm @ 3700 rpm


6,5 s 0-100 km/h, max.speed 240 km/h

Fuel Consumption:

Urban: 21,0 l/100km
Highway: 11,4 l/100km
Mixed: 14,9 l/100km

Base Price:

79100 Euro

Equipped with v-motor 8 petrol (gasoline) engine with 4619 ccm capacity it produces 347 Hp and 255 kW power at 5700 rpm and 480 Nm torque at 3700 rpm with top claim speed 240 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 6,5 s

General info

Brand BMW
Model series X5 (E53) (05/00 – 10/03)
Model X5 4.6is Automatic
Internal code E53
Model start 10/2001
Model end 10/2003
Model series start 05/2000
Model series end 10/2003
Body type SUV
Vehicle class Upper Middle Class (E-Class)
Number of doors 5
Number of seats 5

Performance and Emissions

Equipped with v-motor 8 petrol (gasoline) engine with 4619 ccm capacity it produces 347 Hp and 255 kW power at 5700 rpm and 480 Nm torque at 3700 rpm with top claim speed 240 km/h and acceleration 0-100 km/h in 6,5 s

Power 255 kW / 347 hp @ 5700 rpm
Torque 480 Nm @ 3700 rpm
Acceleration 6,5 s
Top speed 240 km/h
Fuel consumption city 21,0 l/100km
Fuel consumption highway 11,4 l/100km
Fuel consumption mixed 14,9 l/100km
CO2 emissions
Emissions category Euro 3 III
Fuel tank size 93 l

Official fuel consumption is 21,0 l/100km in the city, 11,4 l/100km on the highway and 14,9 l/100km in the mixed circle. Emission category is Euro 3 III with carbon dioxide emissions on the Super Plus fuel type

Dimensions & Weights

Wheelbase 2820 mm
Length 4667 mm
Width 1872 mm
Height 1711 mm
Turning circle 12,1 m
Luggage volume 465 l
Curb weight 2180 kg
Gross weight 2685 kg
Payload 505 kg
Towing capacity braked 12% 2300 kg
Towing capacity unbracked 750 kg
Vertical load 120 kg
Roof load 100 kg


Engine type Petrol (Gasoline)
Fuel type Super Plus
Injection type Indirect injection
Fuel system
Aspiration Naturally aspirated
Cylinders V-Motor 8
Capacity 4619 ccm
Valve gear
Valves total valves total, 4 per cylinder


Drivetrain All wheel drive (permanent)
Gearbox type Automatic transmission, 5 speed
Start / stop system
Shift indicator

Suspension, brakes and tyres

For the better road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort in the chassis construction it has luft front suspension and luft rear suspension with scheibe brakes on the front axle and scheibe on the rear. Stock tire sizes are 275/40r20w front and 315/35r20w rear.

Front suspension Luft
Rear suspension Luft
Front brakes Scheibe
Rear brake Scheibe
Tire size front 275/40R20W
Tire size rear 315/35R20W
Tire pressure monitoring system 420 Euro
Tire pressure control designation
Runflat designation

Safety equipment

Airbag driver Standard
Airbag passenger Standard
Front side airbag Standard
Front side airbag designation Including head protection
Rear side airbag Standard
Rear side airbag designation Including head protection
Front head airbag
Front head airbag designation
Rear head airbag
Rear head airbag designation
Airbag Other
Airbag Other designation
Airbag deactivation
Airbag deactivation designation
Pre-crash system
Pre-Crash system designation
3-point belt rear center Standard
3-point belt rear center – designation 3-Point harness
Rear headrests Standard
Rear head restraints Standard
Active headrests
Isofix Standard
Isofix designation
Child seat integrated
ABS Standard
Brake assist Standard
Brake assist designation Dynamic Brake Control
City emergency brake assist
Emergency brake Assist
Collision warning
Cornering brake control Standard
Traction control Standard
Drive slip regulation ASC
Electronic stability program Standard
Driving dynamics control Dynamic Stability Control
Vehicle Dynamics Control – Trailer Package
Charging status check
Brake light dynamic
Brake light dynamic designation
Active steering
Fog lights Standard
Variable light distribution
Xenon headlights Standard
LED headlights
Laser headlights
Light sensor Standard
Rain sensor Standard
Auto distance control
Automatic distance control designation
Traffic jam assistant
Night view assist
Pedestrian detection
Drowsiness detection
Lane departure
Lane change assistant
Emergency assistant
Intersection assistant
Intersection assistant
Pedestrian protection system
Traffic sign recognition
Head-up display (HUD)
Speed ​​limiter
High-beam assistant


Warranty (vehicle) No
Paint warranty No / ab Mj. 2004: 3 Years
Rust warranty 6 Years / ab Mj.2004: 12 Years
Additional warranty Mobilitätsgarantie: unbegrenzt und europaweit für Ersthalter bei Einhaltung aller Inspektionen

Prices and additional equipment

Base price 79100 Euro
Air conditioner Standard
Central locking system Standard
Window lifter electr. Front Standard
Window lifter electr. Rear Standard
Parking aid 750 Euro
Parking aid designation Front and rear
Parking assistant
Trailer assist
Hill start assist
Radio Standard
Radio designation Business
Navigation 2930 Euro
Navigation designation Pictographic
Emergency function Package
Alloy wheels Standard
Leather interior Standard
Metallic paint Standard

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